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YK1 Board Bulletin - November 9, 2021

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, November 9,...

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Landon Kowalzik named Interim Assistant Superintendent

To all YK1 families: Attached is a letter from Superintendent/ CEO Dr. Cindi Vaselenak regarding the appointment of ...

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Organizational Meeting & Regular Board Meeting: Nov. 9, 2021

YK1's Board of Trustees will convene their annual Organizational Meeting at 6:30 p.m. on November 9, 2021. That meeting...

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YK1 District Office reopens to the public

YK1's District Office has reopened to the public. Visitors will be asked to wear masks and sanitize their hands upon ent...

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Joint Communique: Schools Reopening October 25, 2021

To all YK1 families: Attached is a joint bilingual communique from Yellowknife Education District No. 1, Yellowknife...

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2021 Trustee Elections: It's Election Day!

It's Election Day! Voters can cast ballots for the YK1 and YCS Trustee Elections at either the YK1 District Office (5402...

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Joint Communique: Gathering Restrictions Extension (Oct. 14)

To all YK1 families: Attached is a joint communique from Yellowknife Education District No. 1, Yellowknife Catholic S...

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YK1 Strategic Priorities 2021-2024

As an education body, Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) recognizes the importance of having a vision and plan f...

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2021 Trustee Election: Final Day for Advance Vote

To all YK1 & YCS families: Today (October 12, 2021) is the last day to cast a ballot as part of the advance vote fo...

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Joint Communique: Gathering Restrictions Extension (Oct. 6)

To all YK1 families: Attached is a joint communique from Yellowknife Education District No. 1, Yellowknife Catholic S...

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2021 Trustee Election: Advance voting now open!

To all YK1 & YCS families: Advance voting is now open for the 2021 Trustee Elections. Visit YK1's District Office duri...

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Joint Communique: Gathering Restrictions Extension (Oct. 1)

To all YK1 families: Attached is a joint communique from Yellowknife Education District No. 1, Yellowknife Catholic S...

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2021 Trustee Election: Voting Options & Locations

The next Trustee election for Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) and Yellowknife Catholic Schools (YCS) is sched...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - September 14, 2021

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, September 14...

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Joint Communique: Gathering Restrictions Extension (Sep. 22)

To all YK1 families: Attached is a joint communique from Yellowknife Education District No. 1, Yellowknife Catholic S...

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Public Survey: Naming YK1's New School

To all YK1 families: Click here to read a press release from Graham Arts, principal of École J.H. Sissons and chair of...

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2021 YK1 & YCS Trustee Elections: List of Nominees

Notice is hereby given that the following persons have been nominated for the election of Trustees to Yellowknife Educat...

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NOTICE: Polling station changes for federal election

Please note that Elections Canada has changed some polling stations in Yellowknife for the federal election on Monday, S...

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Public Health Order: School Closures Sep. 14 - 24, 2021

To all YK1 families: Attached is a letter from Superintendent/ CEO Dr. Cindi Vaselenak regarding today's public heal...

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Regular Board Meeting: 14-Sep-21

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) will hold its next meeting on September 14, 2021....

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District Office closed until further notice

Please note that YK1's District Office (5402 50 Avenue) is closed to the general public until further notice with the s...

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Chairperson Letter: Good Luck for 2021-2022

To all YK1 families: Attached is a letter from Chairperson Tina Drew wishing parents and students good luck for the 2...

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2021 Trustee Election: Nominations open today

Notice is given to the voters of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) and Yellowknife Catholic Schools (YCS) that...

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Prospective Trustee Information Session: September 9, 2021

Are you interested in running for the Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) or Yellowknife Cat...

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Press Release: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

To all YK1 families: Attached is a press release from Chairperson Tina Drew regarding the upcoming National Day for Trut...

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2021-2022 School Reopening Guidelines

To all students and parents/ guardians: Attached is a bilingual joint communique issued by Yellowknife Education Dist...

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2021-2022 School Reopening Update: August 19, 2021

To all students and parents/guardians: Attached is a joint letter from Yellowknife Education District No. 1, Yellowknife...

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YWCA seeking afterschool care leaders

YWCA NWT has openings for part-time junior and senior leaders for the afterschool childcare program it operates out of...

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August 2021 Bus Pass Sales

To all YK1 families: Attached is a calendar outlining when school bus passes can be purchased from First Transit, whi...

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2021 Trustee Election: Enumerate & Save the Date

To all YK1 families: The next Trustee election is scheduled for Monday, October 18, 2021.  Seven publicly-elected of...

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2021-2022 School Supply Lists

Click here to access 2021-2022 school supply lists for all six YK1 schools. Ecole J.H. Sissons N.J. Macphers...

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CYCC Availability: Summer 2021

To all YK1 families: Please note that child and youth care counsellors (CYCCs) are available to students and families th...

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YK1 Chairperson Letter: June 23, 2021

To all YK1 families: Attached is a letter from YK1 Chairperson Tina Drew thanking families for making this school yea...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - June 8, 2021

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, June 8, 2021...

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Prospective Trustee Information Session: June 17, 2021

Are you interested in running for YK1’s Board of Trustees, or know someone who is? YK1 is hosting a virtual informatio...